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CBS
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
but our dr. jon lapook brought us what he says is the most definitive study yet that the so-called mediterranean diet-- including olive oil and nuts wine and fish can prevent the leading cause of death in america: heart disease. and it does it much better than the low-fat diet can. jon has more on why we should pay attention to this study and what it found. >> reporter: today's study compared the mediterranean diet to a low-fat diet among nearly 7,500 patients at high risk for heart disease. after five years those on the mediterranean diet had 30% fewer heart attacks strokes or deaths from heart disease. dr. tara narula is a preventative cardiologist at lenox hill hospital. >> the study is significant because diet is one of the most underestimated and easy way to change your cardiovascular risk profile. >> reporter: the mediterranean diet includes extra virgin olive oil, nuts fresh fruit vegetables beans fish and poultry instead of red or processed meat. it allows for seven or more glasses of wine a weak. the low fat diet also encourages fruit and vegetables but discourages
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
no, and major garrett is at the white house to sort it all out for us. >> reporter: president obama continued to warn today that budget cuts could do real economic damage but was candid about when people would notice. >> these impacts will not all be felt on day one. but rest assured, the uncertainty is already having an affect. companies are preparing layoff notices. families are preparing to cut back on expenses. and the longer these cuts are in place, the bigger the impact will become. >> reporter: one republican governor, nikki haley of south carolina, said cutting federal spending without jeopardizing key services is so easy even her two children could do it. >> how many more times are we going to have to deal with these issues over and over again because of the finger pointing and the blame game that keeps on happening in washington? what i will tell you is, we heard today a whole lot of no. >> reporter: mr. obama has endorsed a senate democratic bill that seeks higher taxes on millionaires and unspecified cuts to defense and farm programs. house speaker john boehnor afternoon
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
-- including u.s. government officials who in 2007 publicly stated that problems in the subprime market appeared to be contained." >> reporter: s&p goes on to argue that the securities at issue in the justice department's case were reviewed by another ratings agency and received the same rating. s&p says it also began downgrading many mortgage securities in 2006, warning that conditions in the housing market were deteriorating. but critics say what matters is what s&p claimed at the time it stamped securities triple a. >> the ratings agencies claim that they have unique analytic abilities and very sophisticated models that enable them to determine the credit worthiness of a bond, a derivative, a security. >> reporter: s&p points out court rulings have dismissed what it called challenges to a credit rating made with 20/20 hindsight. if the justice department does sue, standard and poor's says it will vigorously defend itself. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> tom: still ahead, tonight's word on the street: consumers, the street.com's david peltier joins us with some consumer product
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
rain and snow, but not on saturdays. the u.s. postal service is dropping saturday letter deliveries to save billions. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. fresh pain at the pump. american drivers see a steep jump in gas prices: up 15 cents a gallon in the past week alone. >> susie: and the federal reserve says it's been hit, by cyber hackers. we look at u.s. businesses and just how safe their networks are. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the u.s. postal service says this summer it will stop delivering mail on saturdays, ending a service that began 150 years ago. cutting back to a five-day a week schedule will save $2- billion. the post office has been losing about $20 million a day, as e- mail useage ramps up and mail volume plunges. congress has required the post office to deliver six days a week, but the postmaster general believes there is a loophole in the law that will allow him to make the change. darren gersh reports on the business fallout. >> reporter: first class mail is the postal service's most profitable product. it is also a business that is disappearing at the
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